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Search results show a different count between Power PDF and Adobe Acrobat

Search results show a different count between Power PDF and Adobe Acrobat

Issue:

When you search for a specific word in a document, the total count found in Power PDF is higher than the count found in Adobe Acrobat. 

Resolution

This can be due to a known difference between the way Power PDF and Adobe Acrobat handle instances where the search term appears twice consecutively in a document.  Power PDF returns each instance of the word as a separate search result. Adobe Acrobat returns the two consecutive results as one counted result.

In this instance, we believe that we return the more accurate result and there are no plans to change our search to match the Adobe method.

Attached is a sample document to illustrate this issue (Extracted Page 25.pdf), and screenshots of the results in both Nuance Power PDF and Adobe Acrobat.